Katharina Streit

Postdoctoral Fellow

RG »Archaeology of the Levant«


Telephone: +43 1 51581-6107

Location: Georg-Coch-Platz 2 | 1010 Vienna

Biographical sketch

Studied Archaeology and Anthropology (Zwischenprüfung University of Freiburg, 2006, BA University of Oxford 2009) and Near Eastern Archaeology (MA, 2009, PhD, 2012 Hebrew University of Jerusalem). Postdoctoral studies at Martin Buber Society of Fellows at Hebrew University from 2016 to 2020. Directed excavations at the Chalcolithic site of Ein el-Jarba, Israel (2013–2016). She is currently member of the START project, »Tracing Transformations in the southern Levant from collapse to consolidation in the mid-second millennium BC« and co-directs excavations at Tel Lachish (since 2017).

    Research Projects

    Research interests

    • Southern Levant from the Neolithic to the Iron Age
    • Transregional interactions
    • Application of scientific methods in archaeology



    Journal Publication (27)

    Book/Monograph (1)

    Contribution in Collection (10)

    Editorship (2)

    Book or Essay review (4)

    Other Publication (1)